Subject: Re: what makes lost+found in NetBSD?
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Dave Cornejo <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/1995 17:55:25
Erik E. Fair wrote:
> This might seem a bit thick of me, but which program is supposed to make
> the "lost+found" directory for new filesystems? In SunOS, newfs does it. In
> ancient times, there was a script called "mklost+found".
> In NetBSD, newfs doesn't do it, and I didn't find the script. Ergo, at
> present, none of my NetBSD-created filesystems have a lost+found directory.
> I do regard this with some concern...

In NetBSD fsck seems to create the directory when needed.

Dave Cornejo                                There is nothing so subtle
Dogwood Media                                           as the obvious
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